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whole highway 24 corridor, moderate to heavy rain in stretches back to berkeley, oakland, alameda down to san leandro, golf links road getting wet, as you head towards broadway terrace getting wetback to san francisco better radar returns around castro street and delores and mission streets to the ocean and then off the ocean that's where that wave is that we talked about yesterday, now developing and what concerns me about in wave it is slowing the forward progress of this cold front and starting to train echoes that means we are having waves of moderate to heavy rain roll over the same areas two or three or four times now and that's going to create flooding. good news the winds are very light now so hopefully the trees can hold on. the rain is heaviest during the morning, then scattered showers for the afternoon. you are going to deal with the worst of it now through 9:00. >>> roads are slick, wet, a lot of accidents, east shore freeway, earlier accident in the westbound direction past golden gate fields, just jammed bumper-to-bumper that accident has been cleared. eastbound at gilma
>>> bicyclist shot and killed in berkeley overnight. what police are saying about that victim. >>> four people shot overnight in oakland near lake merritt. new information about the victims condition. >>> we're live in palo alto where women are being attacked in the early morning hours. we'll tell you how police are responsing -- responding. >>> there is a pretty steady rain over parts of the city and also into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafaye
green and yellow. >> it was a wild start to the day. in berkeley early on we had heavy rainfall coming down. that was what was happening all around the bay area early on. today of course this just adding to some very impressive totals from the previous storms. but this one not as strong still over an inch of rain in the north bay in mount venado. santa rosa about an inch over an inch in san francisco and almost that in oakland. mount umunum that has had over 16" of rainfall over the past few storms just over half inch there but we are still not done. you can see a lot of yellows to begin the day. that is quickly sliding south now. still, we have pockets of pop- up showers. things beginning to wind down. we are hoping to dry out. will that happen? we'll have more on that coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> now, most of the bay area did not need to see any more rain this morning. check out this parking lot. this is down in burlingame. drains just couldn't handle the barrage of water this morning backing up and leaving that monster puddle you see right there. of course, you can trac
killed on the streets of berkeley overnight. many questions surrounding this deadly shooting. >>> we're live in palo alto where there has been incidents of women being attacked in the early morning hours. we'll tell you whether weather this is happening in the city -- tell you where this is happening in the city and why this is happening. >>> time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week. it's wednesday december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve says little drizzly out there. will it last most of the day? >> right rain. there has been a little heavier out toward hercules. it's coming through. but again this is far weeker than anything we have seen. but still rain is here. but overall this is a much weaker system we will get rain throughout the day. we'll take a closer look at this rain. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you abo
in berkeley are investigating the fatal shooting on a bicycle. it happened shortly after 11:30 last night. alex savidge joins us now from the crime scene on sacramento street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, to you. lieutenant out here on scene told me it's much too early to say what the motive may have been for this deadly shooting. we do know a man was riding his bike here late last night when she was shot to death. you can see the investigation still ongoing. the shooting happened right outside of long fellow middle school. just about an hour ago we watched as the coroner took away the man's body. he hasn't yet been identified here. police were called out around 11:30. they got 911 calls about a bicyclist down on the sidewalk. officers arrived and quickly realized this man had been shot an eventually pronounced dead out here. homicide investigators are trying to find witnesses to this crime that can help piece together this homicide. >> obviously a loss of life is a significant thing. you can take every investigative step possible to catch whoever is responsible for this
in berkeley is shot to death overnight. we'll tell you what berkeley police are doing this morning to try to track down her killer. >>> four people are wounded in late-night gunfire near oakland's lake merritt. we have new information on the condition of the victim. >>> it's another stormy morning commute in the bay area. heavy traffic in richmond and berkeley. what you need to know before you hit the highway. >> reporter: and the latest storm is hitting the bay area as we speak. we'll tell you how businesses, residents and commuters are preparing, as "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> in the pouring rain, berkeley crime technicians spent the night collecting schools in a fatal shooting outside of a school. alex savidge is live where a woman riding her bicycle was gunned down there. alex? >> reporter: good morning. the woman was likely in her late 40s and early 50s. so far she's not been identified. she was riding her bike along this stretch of sacrament
to a sales tax bump. >>> it's a first in the country and it's going to help a group of uc berkeley students who thought their dreams of a college education might never become a reality. ktvu's sal castaneda is live at cal tonight with the $1 million gift to these students and also why not everyone is cheering about this, sal. >> reporter: well frank, university officials say this money may help a lot of bright students stay in school but where they might not other wise be able to. today uc berkeley announced a $1 million scholarship for low income undocumented students. a student at uc berkeley says she's happy about scholarships to help students like her. >> money, money to go to school. money to like you know pay for your rent. money to buy food. >> reporter: kiki is one of 200 students from 20 different countries attending berkeley who are undocumented. although undocumented students qualify for state financial aid, they don't qualify for federal grants or loans. counselors here say the new money will help fill in the gap and will also send a message. >> what it tells our students is if
.m.. umbrellas were necessary. rain poured down on mcdonald avenue slowing traffic. in berkeley ashby avenue exits were covered withstanding water few slowed didn't. roads filled with people returning from spending holidays with relatives and friends)cjyl chp was very busy. >> i'm actually from the bay area so i'm kind of used to it but it is rough when driving on these freeways. i'm ready for the sun. >> reporter: water was the reason for the closure on mount tam, rain not the culprit. water main burst beneath the road. the road was closed according to a firefighter because they feared it could have undermined the road's strength and cause it to collapse. worker and firefighters found the shut off valve after an hour of searching. they turned the water off to a number of hopes. -- a number of homes. >> we have bottle water. >> reporter: sonoma county officials are keeping a close eye on creeks and streams. the ground is so÷÷jz saturated they are concerned about trees falling over and mudslides. tomas roman, abc7 news. >>> in east palo alto people living along the san francisco key toe cre
. -- ---la universidad de california en berkeley recibio un millon de dolares para dar becas exclusivamente a estos jovenes... ---pilar nino nos trae la reaccion de la comunidad educativa en general.... 0:01 0:11 0:22 0:44 0:59 1:20 2:09 un millon de dolares ha recibido la universidad de california en berkeley para dedicarlo exclusivament e a becas destinadas a estudiantes indocumentad os de ese recinto.... robert birgeneau/rector uc berkeley :11 hacer una donacion de este nivel para estudiantes indocumentados es algo que no tiene precedentes aqui, en california y en el pais...estamos muy agradecidos.. la noticia fue celebrada no solo en ese recinto universitario sino tambien por estudiantes y maestros de otras universidades. jordan cruz/ estudiante universitario :33 yo pienso que es bueno para mi como estudiante latino fue muy dificil para pagar por mis estudios, tuve que sacar prestamos, si hubiera la oportunidad de becas seria mejor andrea belloso/ estudiante universitaria :48 tengo muchos primos que son de mexico y estan estudiando aqui y se tienen que ir alla proque no tienen dinero pa
oakland police department later. >> police in berkeley are investigating the fatal shooting of a female on a bicycle late last night. police say they received a 911 call just after 1130 of a shooting near longfellow middle school. responding officers found a female bicyclist with a gunshot wound, she was pronounced dead on the same. police have not released suspect or motive information. if you are not a fan of the rain it will not last too long. >> >> this committee is going from bad to worse. on 1 01 southbound just before cesar chavez there is an accident that is blocking to lanes. there is flooding in the two left lanes on paul ave. the inbound has been backed up all the way to octavia street. this is also starting to crawl around the corner leading into 1 01 southbound. we do have continuing major delays for interstate 80. >> drive times are climbing to over 50 minutes. >> we're watching wall street. stocks fell yesterday in light trading. the dow off by 14, stand below the 13,000 mark. the dow is as 19,952. the s&p dropped to and the nasdaq was down 6 to drop below the 3000 mark.
from the east bay. a basically shot and killed near a middle school in berkeley. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the police station now where officials are expected to release some more information on that victim shortly. cate. >> reporter: that's exactly what we're hoping for, to get some more solid details because now we're getting conflicting information on the victim, whether the victim was a woman and man. we are staged outside the berkeley police department. we are hearing the public information officer should be here in the next 15 minutes or so. hopefully he can clear up the details. but what we do know is the crime scene is clear and police have wrapped up gathering evidence but we have video from earlier. the call came in around 11:30 last night. officers found this cyclist by longfellow middle school just off derby street. it appears the cyclist had fallen off the bike along the sidewalk. officers say the victim had at least one gunshot wound and is pronounced dead on scene. we don't know the identity, the age or the g
out. why egyptians are fighting egyptians. >> a bicyclist is gunned down on a berkeley street. the crime that left a family and a neighborhood stunned and worried. >> could i please speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> and the prank call that is rocking the royal family. >> all of that is coming up and then on "nightline. >> coming up next on "nightline" the american software mogul is on the run from police in central america. in a bizarre tale of murder in paradise. plus, we go on the town with country queen loretta lynn. that's on "nightline." >>> well, a protest in egypt erupted in a deadly exchange by rocks and firebombs. opponents of mohamed morsi torched the offices with molotov cocktails. it started with a peaceful protest in cairo, but that ended when they chased off his opponents and then they faced off with rocks and weapons. 276 others were injured. it was sparked because the president passed laws to give himself near absolute power. >>> a woman who devoted her loif caring for others was gunned down. they found her body near sacramento and ward streets. tonigh
. >> a controversay brewing on the u-c berkeley campus. between the student government and the salvation army. kron four's philippe djegal explains why some students want bell ringers banned from the university. >> if the uc berkeley government has of their way you will never receive the salvation army runners on campus ever again. and i think it has gone too far i would disagree with the band. and i think that the student body is discriminating against the salvation army. >> last month passed a resolution of the discriminatory practices of the salvation army and want to end the presence of the organization's donation containers on the uc- berkeley campus. students have mixed opinions >> and i think that if it is dividing the campus. >> from my stance, i believe that christians should be the bigger people. regardless, of what judgment is on one hand. >> the resolution states that the church services are only available for people that accept and abide by the doctrine and discipline. that excludes the homosexuality. the golden state of selvage an army responded to kron 4 and sang " totally false ". t
bay. we are seeing it come down particularly hard. no. where will is we have berkeley. let us check in with mike. hey mike. >> good morning james. the sun is coming up the rain is coming down in berkeley pounding the area as it has all morning long. the rain is hitting this area hard. i am here at the berkeley marina normally, you get a nice view of san francisco from across the bay. all of the lights. not this morning, the storm is swallowing up said francisco is a very mucky morning in the east bay. not a lot of wind a lot of rain. the rain continues to come down on this area a lot of puddles and water is pulling along the streets. pooling along the streets. this is the heaviest rain i have seen all morning. even though we are close to getting a break from all of the rain and not the case here this morning. if you are heading out grabbed a jacket and i guess grin and bear it one more day. >> we will keep tabs on your location. we have erica watching a satellite and radar. we have george following the hot spots. covering from every angle. >> we do not want to go more covering from
area, we want to see it. our photos. >>> it -- it is raining hard in berkeley now making harder for police investigating who shot a bicyclist to death it happened near long fellow middle school near sacramento and ward streets where amy hollyfield joins us live with new information. >> reporter: the rain is coming down here in berkeley, it is raining hard, the investigators are still here, they are still looking for clues out here in the rain, we are the award and sacramento. they don't have much to go -- to go on, they've:here since 11:30 last night trying to find something. when police got here -- go here they didn't though they were dealing with a murder they heard a bicyclist was down they thought it was a crash. then they discovered the woman on the bike had been shot in the head. the lt. on the case tells me she did not have identification on her so they don't know who she is. he wouldn't speculate on her age. i asked for a range, teenager, elderly? he said somewhere in the middle. he didn't want to speculate any further. the coroner is now trying to figure out who she is.
the restaurant. >> controversy brewing on c berkeley campus. students want to ban the salvation army. we're live at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell-ringing, from actually collecting any type of donations on campus because they say they are allegedly antigay. discriminating allegedly against gay and lesbian persons in their soup kitchens, offcampus, and trying to prevent federal funding from going to lbgt causes. while students here on campus have mixed feelings about that. >> always support the salvation army. i didn't know they were antigay, homophobics. >> donating to the salvation army sun -- doesn't mean you're prejudiced against gays and lesbians. just means you want to help people. reporter: in a statement salvation army says it believes all people are equal regardless of sexual oren addition and say, we firmly oppose the mistreatment of lgbt persons. salvation
of unsolved crimes. this happened just 5th. two men got away in a dodge charger. >> moving on, uc berkeley leading in helping undocumented students get money for education. today, cal announced a grant awarded by the fund for that purpose. abc 7 news is here with a closer look at what that money will do. this other elections like michigan and texas now talking í÷ their own program. >> this was the only student in his high school to get into uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy except me. yeah, i got in. time not going make it. right? i won't be able to go. how am i going pay for this? >> is he an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. the coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> the federal pell grant, work study, loans aren't eligible to undocumented students. >> rivera had a small private scholarship working owed jobs to put himself through cal but it wasn't enough that. is why the chancellor spear headed a scholarship program to help:e students like rivera. the fund responded with a $1 million award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of wor
a basically shot and killed near a middle school in berkeley. investigators have still collecting evidence at this hour. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran tells us the sacramento street is shut down right now. cate. >> reporter: frank, michelle, that's right. if you can take a looker the crime tape is up here in this area. officers are still on scene gathering evidence and they have been here for quite some time. we do have video of when they first got on scene though. berkeley police tell us they got a caught around 11:30 last night and officers found a cyclist by longfellow middle school just off derby street. he fell off his bike along the sidewalk and he had at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on scene. if you come back out live the award and sacramento streets, that crime tape is still up. there are several police officers here -- not officers, but rather cars here on scene continuing their investigation. and we want to make note that officers have not released a suspect description at this time. and they still don't have a motive for the shooting. reporting live in
and antioch as they look for a suspect of a murdered man. >> the student government at u-c berkeley wants to ban salvation army bell ringers from campus. we'll explain why. >> dallas cowboys defensive tackle josh brent taken into custody after a crash that killed one of his teammates. we'll have details on that investigation coming up. >> i'm marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu >> good morning. as for this afternoon, we will have sunny skies and warmer temperatures compared to yesterday with authorities. for this evening it is going to be cool inland. mostly clear we could see some fog again. taking a look at temperatures in the north bay. a bit warmer in the 50s. with mid 40's for the east bayshore as we go for the afternoon. we will get to the 60s mid-60s an antioch, livermore, 68 in oakland to. 54 in half moon bay fior59 in the santa rosa. and mid-60s fort san rafeal. your full forecast, coming up with mid- >> new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a homic
some changes after a public outcry. >> we'll tell you why berkeley is planning a no drone zone for their city. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> new at 10:00, one east bay city is considering a resolution against a practice that could soon be used more often in alameda county. ktvu's christian captain is live now in berkeley where the council just made a decision on a no drone zone -- christien kafton. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, they turned off the lights at the city council, if we had a drone we would be able to hover and find out what's going on. some expressing concerns they could easily be abused. >> we only use them for surveillance. >> reporter: san jose is l
with this live look at 80 in berkeley, more cars on the road now than we've seen throughout the morning, certainly no stopping, no traffic, moving on to the golden gate bridge, thisly picture water droplets on the camera all morning, not raining per se out there and there are so few cars on the road as long as everyone takes their time and moves along, [ inaudible ] >>> this morning, good news and worrisome news along the creek that divides palo alto and east palo alto. good news is the water level has dropped significantly from yesterday's peak this is a live look at the creek from the palo alto side. last night, that creek was much higher as it drained storm runoff from the san mateo county highlands to the san francisco bay. the worrisome news is the swift water may have caused damage to the left vies along -- to the levees along its banks. last night the creek topped over its banks and flowed on to highway 101, water made its way into east. >> after's garden subdivision flooding some garages. evacuations were order, hundreds of residents headed for higher ground to be safe. evacuati
.com/weather. >>> developing news in the east bay. someone shot and killed a bicyclist near a middle school in berkeley. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in berkeley right now. the search is on for the suspects. >> reporter: that's right. right now, though, we don't have a suspect description or motive in this particular case but i want to show you the scene. it is still very active. you can see there investigators, officers here gathering evidence. now, we did have video from the scene earlier if you take a look. you can see those officers also gathered around. berkeley police got a call around 11:30 last night that the cyclist was found near longfellow middle school off of derby street. when police got to the scene, they found the male cyclist had at least one gunshot wound and officers say he was pronounced dead on scene. now, back out live you can see these roads are still blocked off as they are gathering more information. we do know that this incident is being investigated as a homicide. we are hoping within the next half hour to get more information. we are hearing that berkeley police will be sending t
:00. reporting live in berkeley abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> a major break in a case that left a man dead and a woman fighting for her life. the two found bound and gagged sunday night in the middle of the street. police arrested five snekts hercules. we're live with the latest on this investigation. >> this is quick work by police attributed to the leads received from the public. now, they're trying to zero in on a motive for the bizarre violent crime. police say the five arrested for the attack on a man and woman found bound and gagged and dumped on the street range from 19 to 34. one is from san francisco, and two from oakland. two have hercules addresses. police made arrestsvÁa day after they found the couple in the ingleside district. the male victim died later at san francisco general hospital. a source tills us suspects brought in for questioning yesterday after investigators received leads from the public and later arrested in a house in early morning hours. a spokesman says everyone knew each other. >> there was anmxñ extensive relationship in this case. i cannot get into detai
freeways. you can see for yourself lane approaching the richmond area. it is dry for the most part berkeley into emeryville. light rain for portions of highway 13. it is dry and san ramon valley. as we take it to the peninsula we may encounter a drizzle for portions of the bay shore free ride. the dumbarton as well as the san mateo bridge. it depends on where you are located will experience more rain later to day. satellite and radar showing where the oyster is situated. it is pushing its way closer into the bay. -- moisture is situated. >> of and i received almost an inch of rain for our north bay area's especially in the higher elevations. moderate to heavy rain expected stretching north of santa rosa. north of san rafeal it will push into naftnapa and hug the coast line. it will shshift by afternoon. the showers will taper off dry conditions at the golden gate bridge. showers of the south bay by 7:00 p.m. tonight. dry conditions were pretty much everyone slated for the overnight hours. here's a look at temperatures. mild starts to the morning. 57 for novato. 64 oakland. 64 san mateo. you
more often in alameda county. ktvu's christian captain is live now in berkeley where the council just made a decision on a no drone zone -- christien kafton. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, they turned off the lights at the city council, if we had a drone we would be able to hover and find out what's going on. some expressing concerns they could easily be abused. >> we only use them for surveillance. >> reporter: san jose is looking to buy drones. sergeant j.d. nelson says a drone would only be used over berkeley if that city's police department asks to use it. >> it would be for the unincorporated areas because that's the areas that we patrol. now if an agency wanted to use it like we send our canines to other agencies depending on the need, we would be open to that. >> reporter: one by one berklians spoke out against the drones. >> let berkeley start the no zone that will hopefully spread throughout the country, thank you. >> reporter: the council has sent the drone resolution to the county. the city of berkeley could only really set policy for their own department's use of dro
albany and berkeley into the macarthur maze here's a live look, bunched up westbound 80 at the 580 merge otherwise things pick up past university into the macarthur maze. san mateo bridge getting busy westbound tail lights towards the highrise towards san mateo eastbound direction traffic flowing nicely just a little slow traffic from hayward towards foster city. slow out of antioch, typical, hillcrest to 242 in concord for this time of the morning. slow traffic out there al 0 grant line earlier spin-out cleared. roadwork still to be picked up in a few minutes eastbound dumbarton should be cleared momentarily. >>> new this morning, in a few hours the coast guard will be back out at mare island to search for the man who disappeared from a tugboat over the weekend. that's where we find amy hollyfield with more on the equipment crews plan on using itch >> reporter: the u.s. caught is going to be -- using a sonar video camera this morning to search the strait where they think they will find the man. 77-year-old philip mattingly of fair oaks disappeared saturday night. he been working on a wo
freeway it is reading richmond on the berkeley but all is good at the bay bridge toll plaza. the peninsula has light rain for the bayshore freeway palo alto redwood city currently dry for a sunnyvale and cupertino. the zooming in on the south bay, light rain on highway 1 01. right around 87 dry with extra caution. i don't think flooding on the roadways will be that big of a concern because this is not a very moist system. it is bringing a lot of " cool air into the bay area so we will see cool conditions. we have a lot of instability in the air and what that means is we have a chance for a pop-up thunderstorm. we could see lightning, small hail could be produced. later on this afternoon expect temperatures in the mid-50s. we a lot of changes to talk about a year expect that extended forecast and i will tell you what to expect coming up in my full forecast. >> it has been raining but there's still no major hot spots or accidents out there. give yourself extra time traveling on wet roads. if you're heading to san francisco traffic is filling in at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you have cash
. the rare siting in berkeley that's drawing a lot of attention. ,,,, berkeley. biologists say there has been a rare salmon >>> well, there is something fishy, you might say, going on at berkeley. biologists say there has been a rare salmon siting. cbs 5 reporter don ford has why the fish have biologists excited. >> reporter: for years they have worked to restore the border. once a smelly urban drainage, now a recovering urban stream. even so, what landscape architect saw swimming in the creek surprised him. >> about two feet. >> reporter: a california chinook salmon. environmentalist say it is the first time in 50 years that a salmon has been seen in this creek. swimming upstream in one of the most densely populated areas in the east bay. >> a lot of people work on this group, a lot of agencies and chinook salmon has never been in consideration of the habitat we are trying to make. >> this is a class of fifth graders that will get to see the salmon, but it was hiding. after half an hour it was still hiding. susan says the creek work, however, is paying off. >> if you give nature half the cha
three left lanes blocked with roadwork until 11:00. westbound moving nicely. >>> today uc berkeley will announce a dream come true for hundreds of undocuments students, hundreds will get help paying tuition. terry mcsweeney was live at cal with a preview. >> reporter: uc berkeley pushing the envelope again setting up not just a scholarship fund but the largest scholarship fund for undocumented students in the united states. look at pictures of students about 200 estimated are going to be helped by what is called the dreamer's fund which will begin with a million dollar gift from a foundation students from 20 countries will benefit not eligible for federal grants, loans or work study positions. the chancellor pushed to have this program in place. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with an of the challenges we have in california, we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> reporter: the scholarships kick in next fall. another gift of $300,000 with will support new resource center at cal. that largest scholars
and rain -- meteorologist lisa argen will tell us more. >>> berkeley man recovering after being viciously attacked when he caught burglars in his home. alan wang has the story. >> reporter: shortly after 3:00, several berkeley hills residents ran out to family their neighbor steve hill lying in the street. >> he was in aggie, -- in agony, screaming in pain. >> reporter: hill called 911 told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. when police arrived, hill told them one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for their vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out and pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> reporter: his neighbor saw a female driver and male passenger took off in a white new model cadillac eldorado leaving the second man behind. >> was yelling wait, wait and he jumped in and they took. >> reporter: somehow hill managed to get a partial plate number. >> last three digits were 988. and the first something like -- >> reporter: hill runs a cycling website and he spends a lot of time working at home, as do several ot
at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over the world. this beautiful light-filled rotunda is the perfect seting to celebrate chris's life. he was a true renaissance man and offered a lesson in modern day enlightenment to all he met. some say don't sweat the small stuff. chris was successful because he did pay attention to little details and common courtesis that showed the world that he cared. i think the roots of chris's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see
ever. >>> meanwhile, berkeley seniors in need didn't have to go far to receive their holiday groceries. berkeley firefighters and dozens of volunteers stuffed more than 800 grocery bags at the fire station on berkeley way this morning. chicken, fresh fruit, vegetables and canned food all went into the bag. then volunteers hand-delivered the bags to homes. and they probably did it in wet weather. >>> while the winds have calmed down a bit, they will be even gustier than they were this morning. right now, it's raining in parts of the bay area, but not much. right along 37, they've got showers as well. but this is just the remnants. the atmosphere is full of moisture, so it just takes a little ripple to squeeze out some of the showers tonight. the next system packs a punch. it's going to be windier, wetter than the last system. we picked out already about an inch and a half of rain. san jose, just 47/100 of an inch. but at concord, an inch and a half. the next one looks to be even wetter. concord is 50 degrees right now. oakland, 53. santa rosa, 45. the bone-chilling temperatures we had
: and that, they say, is priceless. >> a berkeley fiction writer is the winner of the saturday evening post's first ever great american fiction contest. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says the magazine has been quietly trying to change its image to keep up with modern times. >> reporter: thoughts of the saturday evening post bring those iconic covers to mind. inside some of the best short stories published. >> jim looked over his shoulder. >> reporter: berkeley author reads a passage from her story wolf. the winning entry of the magazine's first ever great american fiction contest. >> i feel a little plucked out of obscurity. i've had a small audience for a number of years. >> reporter: her story won a cash prize and publication in next month's edition of the post. >> that howling wolf spoke to his heart. >> reporter: her work follows some of the greatest story tellers fostered by the magazine. >> i don't know if i fit in that bunch. jack london is in there. i'm excited to be a part of that stream of authors that the saturday evening post has published. >> reporter: this is to find the next gener
. and updates during this hour as we get new information. >>> berkeley man recovering from serious injury run over by 3 people burglarizing his home. it happened on fair lon drive and harvard circle in the berkeley hills. steven hill out walking the dog about 3 this afternoon when he got back he saw 2 men and woman ransacking his home. allen wong shot these pictures on the i-phone when he came on to the scene before police got there here's what he hill told polic police. >> they hit me and then they hit me when they were backing out and then when they pulled forward they ran over my leg. >>reporter: well the burglar took off in a white cadillac el dorado. this is the second home burglary in that area in just a week. >> well the lights are out on the bay bridge tonight. this is live picture. doesn't it look different? the outage started at about 7:15 leaving drivers to navigate in the dark with just the headlights. no light on the bridge. bridge is dark on both the western and eastern span. chp says electrician has been called out to try to fix it. lights went out just two two weeks
and overnight lows, very chilly. around tiburon east bay richmond berkeley around concord light showers through daly city and about higher elevations of east bay not a lot of moisture associated with this system, chilly temperatures in fact this is mild now, 52 in oakland, in the low 40s north bay the rest of the day grab heavier coat, isolated rain showers mid 50s. >>> lightwater on the roads so take care live shot of the san mateo bridge moisture on the lens flat section of the bridge headed westbound tail lights towards the highrise everything at the limit, 13, 14 minute drive between hayward and peninsula in either direction, everything is looking good. san jose near cupertino southbound 280 at bird stall lane three blocking roadway north 87 at highway 101 still accident blocking right lane there. grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 partially blocked with injury accident there. >>> autopsy will be performed to determine how a teenager was killed in a quiet san jose neighborhood yesterday afternoon. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man they say he may have been stabbed in the nec
of rounds outside of a southern california mall. >>> people in berkeley fighting for a no drone zone. we'll tell you about the regulations that could take away the city's right to pass the resolution. >>> good morning. san mateo bridge traffic is looking pretty good. and we're just getting word that a major freeway or a major highway in california has reopened after a really bad crash. we'll give you details on that. >>> welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now at 5:44. a body was found at the scene of a fire in campbell just two hours ago. this was on keuhnis drive. the investigation continues into the cause. right now investigators are don't think it's suspicious fire. >>> we have freezing cold weather this morning. in fact a freeze warning in effect for the north bay. temperatures drop into the 20s. this could cause problems for people, pets, crops, and for your water pipes as well. >>> and this morning at 8:45 president obama will announce a new white house effort intended prevent mass shootings like the one
from the university of california berkeley with a degree in civil engineering. i started with the department of public works in 1984. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we a
of alecia reed. -- >> live in berkeley. a lease thalecia reed? >> it has been a hot topic. not just at the supreme court people that we spoke with have hopes that the law will be passed. people get married every day but in california and it is still legal for only the opposite sex couples to join in union. while some were exchanging vows the u.s. supreme court was granting a review of proposition 8. >> they should be able to get married, love is love if that is what they want. the marriage equality has been the topic of conversation for quite some time. people did not hold back on sharing their opinions. >> they should be able what they want to be. >> we are all people, we all of the same number of chromosomes. i'm a decent person, i making myself i does not make me a murderer, gangster, a pedophile. it is about time that it is the christian thing they do is to treat everybody equal >> coming up at 6:00 p.m. the couple that filed the case with the supreme court. and here with the head to say about the supreme court's decision to review it. in berkeley, alecia reed, kron 4. >>pam: gr
some districts are addressing the fear. from berkeley unified, we want you to know all berkeley schools have safety plans and we have drills. and this from san francisco. in the root of national triage, we are working together to see that our school students and staff are safe. we are working to provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. reggie kumar tells us some parents are thinking about home schooling in light of this massacre. >> reporter: some parents couldn't stop thinking about the newtown, connecticut school shooting during san francisco's holiday snow event at the civic center plaza. many people have mixed feelings about the security in place. and some were debating to send their children to class on monday. diana wattson was moved to tears thinking about the innocent lives taken way too soon. >> yes. it's sad. it is really sad. i rather my child be safe even if it do look like a prison. i want my child to come home safe than it looking like an average playground and anyone can come in. >> i feel we are sending our children to prison. it wasn't any exit. there w
there is not too much traffic on the roadway right now. you can see traffic is moving nicely downtown berkeley and this morning, hopefully everything is sleeping and traffic is running well in potential directions. here is rosemary. >>> this rain you see moving through the northern edge of california will continue to shift in our area land be quite active for the second half of your christmas. you can see the few and that has to offset the cooling but we really did cool down overnight but now i am seeing those numbers repound. a few light cells even a few sprinkles in hillside and the steady errand will hold -- steadier rain will hold off and until noontime it will not laugh, wednesday night into thursday. get my days straight. it is a chilly tart out there, upper 40s and lower 30s for part north bay. again the clouds are helping us out just a little bit. we have rain and win and even the possibility of isolated storms just on and off. 50s it is going to be a difficult one. scattered showers will remain wednesday morning. then we are drying out, partly cloudy skies with high coming up. >>> we'
peak with more. >> reporter: still moisture in the berkeley hills. the rain for the most part pretty much gone now but just the fog you can see the heavy fog rolling in here visibility is very low. let's show some video we shot earlier today in berkeley. a large treetopled over and fell on to a van. you can see right there the rooftop quite a bit of damage inside the van as well. there were people inside at the time. we believe they were driving this van when the tree came down on them. luckily, no one was hurt in this incident here. also, that pleasanton shopping center you can see the flooding right there in that parking lot. the heavy rain coming down at the same time in the middle of that. large pool of water. that's why it was causing that much water in the flooding situation there. they were able to take care of that situation. back here live now, up in the in the berkeley hills, still some showers and tiny bit of moisture but still low visibility on the hills. live in the berkeley hills, da lin. >>> linda yee with the flood concerns at the russian river. >> reporter: there are
school near sacramento and ward streets in berkeley last night. that's when police found the woman's body. cbs 5 reporter da lin talked to friends who said the woman was killed a block from her house. da. >> reporter: liz, police believe the victim 50-year-old pamela mullens was riding her bike home when she was shot dead. you can see down there, there's a makeshift memorial where the family and friends are gathering. that's where she was shot and as you mentioned she was shot just a block away from her house just a few -- couple of houses from where i stand right now. two dozen homicide detectives returned to the crime scene this afternoon to look for more evidence in the killing of pamela mullins. they scoured the area around longfellow middle school. >> it happened right here in front of the school. they had no regard to what they did. >> reporter: neighbors said they heard people arguing and then one shot around midnight. the first 911 caller didn't know about the shooting. police say the caller saw mullins bleeding from the head and thought she had fallen off her bicycle. police late
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